Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Hudson Valley Parkway Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Hudson Valley Parkway
Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Hudson Valley Parkway For about a week, construction work will close parts of a parkway in the Hudson Valley, causing closures and reductions in multiple areas. Starting on Sunday, April 21, and lasting through Thursday, April 25, Westchester County’s Hutchinson River Parkway will be subject to lane reductions and ramp closures, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced. The closures, which will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day for construction work, will affect the following areas: Heading northbound, the parkway will be reduced to one lane between Exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road in S…
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Landmarks across New York will be lit up in orange on Wednesday, April 17, to honor state highway workers and encourage safer driving through their work zones. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19 is Work Zone Awareness Week, with the national theme of “Work zones are temporary. Actions behind the wheel can last forever.” The campaign is meant to stress the importance of putting down your phone, reducing your speed, and paying better attention while driving, especially in work zones, state transportation officials said. In 2023, there were 214 document…
Traffic Alert: Section Of Hudson Valley Roadway To Close For Bridge Work Traffic Alert: Section Of Hudson Valley Roadway To Close For Bridge Work
Traffic Alert: Section Of Hudson Valley Roadway To Close For Bridge Work A section of a busy Hudson Valley roadway will be closed to replace two bridges. The Dutchess County Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced work to replace two bridges on the Salt Point Turnpike in the Town of Stanford is taking place this week.  The bridges, located over Willow Brook and Wappinger Creek near the intersection of Meadowview Way, will be replaced to ensure the safety and stability of the bridges and roadway for motorists, DPW officials said. During construction, the section of Salt Point Turnpike near the bridges, between Meadowview Way and the Stanford Wildlife…
Monthslong  I-84 Lane Reductions Begin In Orange County Monthslong  I-84 Lane Reductions Begin In Orange County
Monthslong I-84 Lane Reductions Begin In Orange County Motorists in Orange County should plan for lane reductions on I-84 on weeknights and weekends due to construction. The state Department of Transportation announced the highway will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Exit 32 (Route 747) and Exit 39 (Route 9W) in the town of Newburgh, weeknights beginning Monday, April 1, through Thursday, July 25, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., to accommodate construction work, weather permitting. Motorists should anticipate delays and plan for slowdowns and detours. Drivers are urged to drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speed…
Traffic Alert: Hudson Valley Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected Traffic Alert: Hudson Valley Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected
Traffic Alert: Hudson Valley Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected Motorists can expect slowdowns as construction begins on replacing a Hudson Valley bridge. The construction in Dutchess County on Ridge Road in the town of Dover to replace the bridge over the Mill River has begun, said the Dutchess County Department of Public Works. The project is expected to be complete, with the road and bridge open to traffic by the end of 2024. The department said the bridge is being replaced to ensure the safety and stability of the bridge and roadway for motorists. Project work will include replacing the structure with a new, wider bridge that will include three-fo…
Traffic Alert: Route 303 To Close In Rockland County For Sewer Main Repairs Traffic Alert: Route 303 To Close In Rockland County For Sewer Main Repairs
Traffic Alert: Route 303 To Close In Rockland County For Sewer Main Repairs Motorists in the region will face another road closure this weekend on a busy roadway due to sewer main repairs. The closure will occur in Rockland County on Route 303 between Route 20 (Orangeburg Road) and Erie Street in Orangetown from Friday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. through 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 29, according to the State Department of Transportation. Motorists should use the posted detour as an alternate to prevent backups. Drivers are urged to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding. For up-to-date travel information, call 511, or visit www.511NY.org.
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open Due To Snow Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open Due To Snow
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open Due To Snow This story has been updated. State Thruway Authority officials said planned work this weekend on I-87 on an overpass that was hit nine times last year has been postponed due to a forecast of snow. The New York State Thruway Authority had planned to close all traffic on the northbound lanes of I-87 from exit 17 in Orange County in Newburgh to exit 18 in Ulster County in New Paltz so a portion of the damaged Brookside Road overpass in New Paltz can be safely removed over the northbound lanes. “With several inches of snow expected to fall Saturday, Jan. 5 night into Sunday, Jan. 6, the Thruwa…
Thruway Would Get New Exit Under Proposal From County Legislator To Improve ‘Quality Of Life' Thruway Would Get New Exit Under Proposal From County Legislator To Improve ‘Quality Of Life'
Thruway Would Get New Exit Under Proposal From County Legislator To Improve ‘Quality Of Life' Drivers could soon see a new exit on the New York State Thruway. Albany County Legislator Zach Collins is asking Gov. Kathy Hochul to approve construction of a new exit on I-87 in the town of Coeymans. In a letter sent to Hochul’s office Thursday, Dec. 14, Collins said increased industrial traffic regularly clogs State Routes 143 and 144, “causing significant quality of life issues for residents in Coeymans and Ravena.” Because of the town’s location, large commercial vehicles must use the state routes to reach Thruway exits 22 to the north and 21B to the south. “The large amount of truck…
Busy Roadway In Region Reopens After Closure Due To Downed Pole Busy Roadway In Region Reopens After Closure Due To Downed Pole
Busy Roadway In Region Reopens After Closure Due To Downed Pole All four lanes of a busy roadway in the region have reopened after a closure due to a downed pole. Route 303 in Rockland is closed late Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 13 in both directions between Mountain View Avenue  in Orangetown) and Spruce Street. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Thruway Pavement Upgrades Completed In Orange, Rockland Counties Thruway Pavement Upgrades Completed In Orange, Rockland Counties
Thruway Pavement Upgrades Completed In Orange, Rockland Counties After more than six months of work and road closures, the paving upgrades to the New York State Thruway are complete in the Hudson Valley. Gov, Kathy Hochul announced Thursday, Nov. 30, the completion of the $44.6 million pavement improvement project on I-87 in a critical corridor spanning Rockland and Orange counties used by approximately 92,000 vehicles daily. Overseen by the Thruway Authority, the work covered nearly 10 miles between exit 15, New Jersey - I-287 - NJ Route 17 South, in the Town of Ramapo in western Rockland County to the Town of Tuxedo in southern Orange County. “This st…
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY Know before you go: That’s the message from state leaders overseeing a new campaign aimed at preventing bridge strikes in New York. Earlier report - Bridge Strikes: Police Patrol For Oversized Trucks On New York Parkways To Stop Collisions Now through Saturday, Nov. 11, troopers will patrol known trouble spots at bridges and overpasses across the state as part of the Department of Transportation’s “Check Your Height, Know It’s Right” campaign. The goal is to prevent commercial and oversized vehicles from colliding with overpasses, crashes that often lead to costly repairs and long traff…
Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Orange County Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Orange County
Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Orange County Commuters can expect lane closures and reductions along Route 17K in the Hudson Valley during a culvert replacement. The closures begin in Orange County in the town of Montgomery on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 a.m., said the New York State Department of Transportation. The detours and closures will run between Route 747 and Browns Road and will include closures in both directions and shift to the eastbound lanes, DOT officials said. Other closure dates include:  Tuesday, Oct. 10, Route 17K will be closed between Route 747 and Browns Road. Driver should use Route 747, I-84, and Route 208 …
Messy Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts All Lanes Of Route 17 Near NY/NJ Border Messy Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts All Lanes Of Route 17 Near NY/NJ Border
Messy Tractor Trailer Crash Shuts All Lanes Of Route 17 Near NY/NJ Border An overturned tractor-trailer has closed Route 17 near the border of Rockland and Bergen counties Friday morning, Sept. 8. It happened on the southbound side, just north of US 202 in Mahwah, the New Jersey Transportation Department said.  Now NJ 17 by Mahwah pic.twitter.com/vI5NTSuMaP — cheskal breuer (@Pcb4363) September 8, 2023 An overturned tractor trailer closed Route 17 in Mahwah Friday morning, Sept. 8.Kristin Weinhofer While it wasn't immediately clear what the trailer was hauling, debris was strewn across the roadway. View this post on Instagram …
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul, in anticipation of the upcoming holiday weekend, announced the suspension of all construction-related lane closures across the state. From 6 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, all temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects across New York State will be suspended, the governor announced on Friday, Sept. 1. The decision is meant to ease travel congestion over Labor Day Weekend, Hochul said. “From our scenic trails to our world-class state parks, New York is home to some of the best places to celebrate Labor Day weekend,” she sa…
Road Closure: Route 9W To Be Affected In Hudson Valley Road Closure: Route 9W To Be Affected In Hudson Valley
Road Closure: Route 9W To Be Affected In Hudson Valley State officials are warning motorists of an upcoming road closure that will affect traffic on Route 9W in the Hudson Valley.  Route 9W in Rockland County between Shadyside Avenue and Hickey Street in Orangetown will close on Saturday, Aug. 19, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closure will last from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., officials said, adding that it will allow for maintenance activities.  Motorists are instead asked to use Route 59, Route 303, and Route 340 as a detour.  Residents living on the affected stretch of Route 9W will st…
Roadwork Alert: Route 9W To Close Roadwork Alert: Route 9W To Close
Roadwork Alert: Route 9W To Close Drivers can expect delays as a portion of a busy roadway is expected to close in Rockland County.  The northbound side of Route 9W is expected to close between Shadyside Avenue and South Broadway in the Village of Nyack on Saturday, Aug. 12 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for sign repairs, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. Inclimate weather could prohibit the repairs, in which case the road will remain open.  Drivers can expect delays and should follow detour signs in the area. Those who live in the area will be able to get home, however. Speeding fin…
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend In anticipation of the upcoming July 4th holiday, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures throughout the state. From 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 1 to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects across New York State, the governor announced on Thursday, June 29. The decision will ease congestion for those traveling for the Fourth of July weekend, Hochul said. “We want to ensure people get to their destinations with minimal delays," she said in a statement. "I encourage everyone traveling this holida…
Closure Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours Closure Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours
Closure Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours Construction work on I-84 will close multiple ramps in Dutchess County.  Commuters can expect detours on I-84 and Taconic State Parkway from Sunday, June 25, through Thursday, June 29, while construction teams complete paving work, according to the state Department of Transportation. The following ramps along I-84 and the Taconic State Parkway will be closed during the above dates, between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.:  Interstate 84 eastbound and westbound ramps to Exit 52 (Taconic State Parkway) in the Town of East Fishkill  Taconic State Parkway northbound and s…
Long Stretch Of State Route 9W To Close Long Stretch Of State Route 9W To Close
Long Stretch Of State Route 9W To Close Commuters are being warned of an upcoming road closure that will impact a long portion of a busy state route in the Hudson Valley.  Both directions of State Route 9W in Orangetown between Shadyside Avenue and Hickey Street will close on both Saturday, June 17, and Saturday, June 24, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closures will last between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. on both days, officials said.  The road closure is to facilitate maintenance activities. 
Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley
Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Officials have announced a new planned closure on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester. One southbound lane will be closed on the parkway between Exit 14 (Route 127 in Harrison) and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue in Scarsdale) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning Tuesday, May 30, and ending Friday, Sept. 1, according to the Department of Transportation. The monthslong closure is to facilitate construction work and will happen weather permitting, transportation officials said. Authorities urged drivers to drive responsibly and slow down, as fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.&…
All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend
All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend Lane closures due to construction will be temporarily paused across New York State in the hopes of easing travel over Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday, May 25, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that temporary lane closures on New York State highways will be paused to accommodate holiday travel. The construction will be suspended starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 26, and will last through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30. "Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season, and New Yorkers across the state will be hitting the road to enjoy time with friends and family," Governor Hochul said…
Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley
Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley Commuters traveling in Northern Westchester are being warned of a number of traffic delays and road closures that will be caused by President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to the area.  Biden is set to speak at SUNY Westchester Community College in Valhalla on Wednesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. to give remarks regarding increasing the country's debt ceiling to avoid a government default.  Earlier Report - President Biden To Visit Valhalla: Here's Where He's Going According to Mount Pleasant Police, his visit will cause increased traffic and temporary road closures on the fol…
Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley
Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Commuters are being warned that a month-long lane closure will soon affect traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester.  Beginning on Monday, April 24, one lane of the Hutchinson River Parkway southbound between Exit 14 (State Route 127) in Harrison and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale will close, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is scheduled for weekdays beginning on Monday, April 24, and lasting until Thursday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., officials said.  The closure is to allow for construction work. 
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley To Last Months Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley To Last Months
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley To Last Months Traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be affected by a scheduled lane closure that will last months.  Beginning on Monday, March 27, one lane along the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 ((Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (Route 127) in Harrison will close on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to facilitate construction work, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The scheduled lane closure will last on weekdays through Wednesday, May 31, officials announced. 
Roadwork Alert: Parkway To Close In Hudson Valley Roadwork Alert: Parkway To Close In Hudson Valley
Roadwork Alert: Parkway To Close In Hudson Valley Commuters in Westchester are being warned that a portion of the Saw Mill River Parkway will close for a period of time to allow for roadwork.  On Monday, March 27, between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m., the Saw Mill River Parkway will close in both directions between Exit 21 (State Route 119) in Greenburgh and Exit Exit 26 (Taconic State Parkway) in Mount Pleasant, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is to facilitate utility work. All motorists should follow the posted detour while the closure is in effect. 
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Hudson Valley Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Hudson Valley
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Hudson Valley A long section of a major US route in Northern Westchester will soon close for a little more than a week, leaving travelers with no option but to take a detour.  Beginning on Thursday, March 16, the section of US Route 6/202 (Bear Mountain Bridge Road) between State Route 9D and US Route 9 in Cortlandt will close on weekdays in both directions between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is scheduled on weekdays through Friday, March 24, and is to facilitate tree work.  Affected commuters should take the post…
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close In Hudson Valley Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close In Hudson Valley
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close In Hudson Valley A long section of a major state route in Northern Westchester will soon close, requiring affected travelers to navigate a detour to get around it.  On Thursday, Feb. 23 between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., the eastbound lane of US Route 6/202 (Bear Mountain Bridge Road) will close in Cortlandt between State Route 9D and US Route 9, according to the New York Department of Transportation.  The closure is to allow for an inspection of a rock wall, officials said.  To get around the closure, affected travelers should take the posted detour consisting of State Route 9D, State Route 4…
Lane Closures: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Be Affected For More Than Week Lane Closures: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Be Affected For More Than Week
Lane Closures: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Be Affected For More Than Week Commuters are being warned that a major state route in Northern Westchester will soon be affected by lane closures.  Starting on Tuesday, Feb. 14, one lane of State Route 9A in both directions will close between State Route 117 in Mount Pleasant and US Route 9 in Ossining, the New York Department of Transportation announced.  The closures will be in effect on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Wednesday, Feb. 22, weather permitting. The lane closures are being implemented to allow for roadway work. 
Hudson Valley Highways To Benefit From $100M In Funding For Paving Projects Hudson Valley Highways To Benefit From $100M In Funding For Paving Projects
Hudson Valley Highways To Benefit From $100M In Funding For Paving Projects Several highways in New York that have been impacted by severe weather are set to undergo major facelifts thanks to millions of dollars in state funding being made available. A total of $100 million in funding has been released to cover repaving projects at 64 locations across the state, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office announced Wednesday, Feb. 8. The projects add up to nearly 520 lane miles of pavement. In touting the funding, Hochul’s office said the projects will enhance the quality of life for all New Yorkers while making roads safer and promoting local commerce. "We are making historic i…
Both Directions Of I-95 Stretch In Fairfield County First, Third Most Congested In US: Report Both Directions Of I-95 Stretch In Fairfield County First, Third Most Congested In US: Report
Both Directions Of I-95 Stretch In Fairfield County First, Third Most Congested In US: Report Those used to sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic during rush hour on a busy roadway in the region might feel validated by the results of a new study.  According to new findings released by the transportation analytics firm INRIX, in Connecticut, I-95 south in Stamford between the Sherwood Island Connector and Indian Field Road is the most congested road in the US, and I-95 north in the same stretch is the country's third most congested road.  The findings come from the firm's 2022 Global Traffic Scorecard, which identifies and ranks congestion and mobility trends i…
One Lane To Close On Major Parkway In Hudson Valley One Lane To Close On Major Parkway In Hudson Valley
One Lane To Close On Major Parkway In Hudson Valley Motorists will need to look out for an upcoming lane closure on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County.  On Tuesday, Oct. 25, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., one lane will close along the Hutchinson River Parkway southbound between Exit 14 (State Route 127) in Harrison and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale, New York Department of Transportation officials said.  The closure is to allow for construction activities if the weather is ideal, officials said.  Commuters are asked to slow down and drive responsibly in the work zone, or face doubled fine…